Riverhead junior Jacob Robinson running at the Long Island Elite Track Invitational earlier this year. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk photo, file)
Riverhead High School coach Steve Gevinski is pretty hopeful entering the spring boys track and field season. The Blue Waves can be good. In fact, they can be very good.
“I’m very optimistic,” he said. “I think this could be a great season. We’re a very balanced team. … If things go the right way we can possibly win our league. (more…)
Ohio State-bound Shannon Rosati (10) returns to lead Shoreham-Wading River this year. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk, file)
Rachel Feirstein, who once admired the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls lacrosse team from afar as an outsider (an opposing player for Smithtown East) is now the ultimate insider: She is the team’s coach.
Feirstein can now admire, from close range, the fervor with which the Wildcats practice. “They’re relentless,” she said. “They go hard after every ball.” (more…)
Mercy senior Luis Cintron accepts the Boden Award from coach Jeff Doroski. (Credit: courtesy)
Luis Cintron, a senior, was presented with the 2013 Boden Memorial Football Award recently by former Bishop McGann-Mercy football coach Jeff Doroski. (more…)
Mercy varsity baseball coach Skip Gehring goes over instructions with his team during practice Tuesday. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
It’s not the soreness that’s been a problem so much for Mercy’s new baseball coach. It’s the blisters.
Such is the price to pay for the constant barrage of fly balls hit into the outfield during practice.
“In the first week of practice I probably hit 800 fly balls to the outfielders,” said Skip Gehring, who replaces Ed Meier as the varsity coach this season. (more…)
Former McGann-Mercy football coach Jeff Doroski will coach Riverhead’s varsity softball team this spring. (Garret Meade file photo)
Former McGann-Mercy football coach Jeff Doroski has been hired to coach Riverhead’s varsity softball team. He was formally approved by the Board of Education at Tuesday night’s meeting. (more…)
Sasa Vann. (Buffalo State Athletics photo)
Sasa Vann, a former Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School athlete, highlighted four school-record-setting performances by Buffalo State as the Bengals competed against one of the premier fields in the Northeast with competitors from all divisions at the recent Boston University Valentine Invitational.
Mercy senior Fiona Nunez drives to the basket in the Monarchs’ playoff win Tuesday against Port Jefferson. (Robert O’Rourk photo)
The McGann-Mercy girls basketball team’s playoff game against Hampton Bays has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday after a snowstorm wiped out tonight’s game. (more…)
ROBERT O’ROURK PHOTO | McGann-Mercy guard Kayla Schroeher drives to the basket against Port Jefferson Tuesday night.
CLASS B OUT-BRACKET GAME | MONARCHS 49, ROYALS 46
Senior forward Fiona Nunez scored 16 points and freshman guard Mia Behrens added 12 as Bishop McGann-Mercy withstood a late rally to register a 49-46 victory over Port Jefferson in an out-bracket game of the Suffolk County Class B girls basketball tournament in Riverhead on Tuesday night. (more…)